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  • ... were scattered and few houses lay close to where [local intersections and throughfares] converged." For ... increasing real estate holdings that pervaded much of the SoCal economy. Exceeding the common cost of arterial expansion at the time, ...
  • ... the history and influence of the Southern California retail landscape. Read Part One here and Part Two here.   "It was a ... High amplified, at least symbolically, their centrality to SoCal culture. No less important is the rise in the 1990s of what Gross ...
  • Ralphs' innovations in retail and supermarkets in Los Angeles rippled through the industry and ... look at the history and influence of the Southern California retail landscape. Read Part One here.   Fifteen years ago, ... its first store in 1873, Ralphs established its first SoCal foothold in downtown Los Angeles; this year marks the 140 ...
  • ... Fifteen years later we have laws against texting while we drive . We are now living in a time where we most of us work off site and ... a spirograph that spins ever more complicated shapes and intersections . After a week of playing with Google+, I think I have grasped ...
  • Rachel Rossner, curator of " California Dreaming: Plein-Air Painting from San Francisco to San Diego," ... beginnings of the plein-air landscape painting movement in California . [scald=74203:kl_image_original_context ... a car . You put an easel on the back of the jalopy, you drive in almost any direction, set up a parasol to keep the sun off, and ...
  • It is possible to drive for pleasure – leisurely – amidst wide-open spaces and gorgeous landscapes in Southern California . That is, if you go to the desert. ...
  • ... comparison a little easier. It turns out that electric cars are about half as expensive to drive in California as gasoline-powered cars -- once you get the car paid ...
  • ... L.A. Subject: Camilo GonzalezOrganization: Camilo's California BistroBoulevard: Colorado Boulevard Camilo Gonzalez is the owner ... to be one of the "pioneers" of the vibrant restaurant and retail scene on Colorado. In addition to designing the menu and the ...
  • ... to better suit the way people lived in Southern California .   ... a significant amount of turf. Much like its competitors' retail operations, the shops began as outposts located near pastureland that ...
  • ... El Monte and El Monte. The material traces the arrival and departures of ethnic groups, the rise and decline of political movements, the ... the place of SEM/EM in the history of Los Angeles, California , and Mexico. ... big yellow slide you rode down on a brown sack, the bumper cars , the funhouse, and the legendary "Zipper." Vendors would sell buñelos ...

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